Locally famous as the Changu Lake, Tsomgo is one of the most prestigious and naturally quaint landscapes in the region of Gangtok, ideally famous for being made out of glacier. Located at nearly 35km from the city of Gangtok, this promising place can be visited when you are on your way to the Nathula Pass. Noted as one of the lakes on the highest altitude in India, Tsomgo Lake is a widely visited attraction and gives a great delight to the couples and families visiting here. The egg like shape of the lake makes it even more pleasant and if you plan on visiting Gangtok in winters, this is a must visit attraction.
The pristine landscape of Nathula Pass is among the most bewitching and awe-inspiring attractions of the Sikkim region. Located on the elevation of over 14000 feet above the sea level, this place is widely popular among moderate to advance trekkers. The markets of Nathula Pass is a great catch for tourists who are seeking to get some souvenirs and other gifts from the popular Tibetan market and make this trip memorable. Being located nearly 55km from the city of Gangtok, this place is massively visited by romantic tourists and adventure seekers. Furthermore, visits of tourists increase in the summer season as it becomes accessible and open for tourism during the time.
The small historical town of Yuksom is one of the most off-beat yet sprawling place in the region of Sikkim. The dazzling beauty of the backdrops blending with the captivating culture, art, heritage and artistry of architecture gives it a perfect and dreamy look altogether. With attractions like Dubai Monastery, Tashi Teenka Complex, Tashiding Monastery and Khecheopalri Lake are some of the best places you can explore during your day trip to Yuksom. The proximity from Gangtok to Yuksom is of nearly 120 km and if you are planning to visit here and explore the outstanding culture and heritage, it is advised to take a couple of days to ensure you cover maximum grounds and experience the flavour of this bewitching town.
Located at around 5 hours of drive to the north from Gangtok alongside the river of Tista, the majestic town of Lachung awaits you to give a bewitching experience of the nature. The journey itself is a massive attraction and if you enjoy witnessing the rawness of nature with some awe-inspiring views of snow-capped mountains, then this road trip will definitely provide you a bundle of memories to cherish for the rest of your lives. Places like Zero Point, Lachung Monastery, confluence of rivers and apple orchard gardens are the best attractions you can come across whilst enjoying a gorgeous holiday in Sikkim.
Buddhist temples and cultural attractions in Sikkim are the pleasant treat to the sore eyes and if you are looking for something peculiar that provides a significant amount of information about the Buddhist artwork along with plenty of scenic backdrops, then visiting to the Rumtek Monastery will be a great decision. Located at around 23kms down south from the city of Gangtok, the Rumtek Monastery is a stunning combination of Buddhist culture, spirituality, and awesome natural bliss in the surrounding. From gold sculptures to hand made paintings by artists and monks, great mural walls and much more, this place will please you in many ways you couldn't even imagine.